Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about today:
1. MERCHANTS HOPE FOR AN ONLINE BOOST: It's estimated that this year's Cyber Monday will be the biggest online shopping day of the year, for the third year in a row.
2. WHY EGYPT'S PRESIDENT HAS POLARIZED THE NATION: Supporters and opponents of Mohammed Morsi are growing more entrenched in their battle over the Islamist leader's move to assume near absolute powers.
3. THE 'FISCAL CLIFF' LOBBYING BATTLES BEGIN: As Congress and the White House face a Dec. 31 deadline for a deficit-reduction plan, groups are scrambling to ensure their interests don't get sacrificed.
4. BANGLADESHIS HIT THE STREETS OVER FACTORY FIRE: Thousands express outrage — some blocking roads and smashing vehicles — about conditions in the building where a blaze killed at least 112 people.
5. HOW WALL STREET IS STILL DEALING WITH SANDY: Landlords at many buildings warn tenants such as JP Morgan Chase that full power may not be back to their headquarters for weeks.
6. THE DISABLED FIGHT FOR RIGHT TO BE PARENTS: A new report says the U.S. legal system is not adequately protecting the rights of parents with disabilities.
7. TOUGH TIMES PUT SQUEEZE ON FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE: A main challenge at the U.N. climate conference that's just begun in Qatar is raising money for poor countries when budgets are strained.
8. FROM THE BOUNCE HOUSE TO A HOSPITAL: A study suggests 30 American children a day are treated in emergency rooms for broken bones, sprains, cuts and concussions from bounce house accidents.
9. ROLLING STONES JAM ON 50TH ANNIVERSARY: He still might not get satisfaction, but frontman Mick Jagger was in top vocal form at a London concert, AP's Gregory P. Katz reports.
10. WHAT THE '12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS' GIFTS COST TODAY: The price of turtle doves and maids-a-milking are the same as last year but it'll cost your true love more for pipers piping and drummers drumming.
5 THINGS TO KNOW IN FLORIDA TODAY
1. STATE SENT EXPLICIT SEX SURVEY TO 4,100 YOUNG WOMEN: The Health Department wants to learn about the sexual practices of Florida women 18 to 24 to help design better family planning programs. Some who got the survey found it intrusive and were offended.
2. SHERIFF'S INVESTIGATORS DIDN'T FULLY SEARCH COMPUTER AT CASEY ANTHONY'S HOME: An Orange County investigator didn't examine the history of the computer's Mozilla Firefox browser where someone searched Google for "fool-proof" suffocation methods. Anthony was acquitted last year of murdering her 2-year-old daughter Caylee, saying she had accidentally drowned.
3. OPENING STATEMENTS EXPECTED IN RILYA WILSON DISAPPEARANCE TRIAL: More than a decade after Rilya disappeared from her Miami-Dade home, opening statements in the murder trial of her caregiver Geralyn Graham are scheduled to given Monday. The girl's disappearance touched off a national search and an overhaul of the state's child welfare agency.
4. GATORS PREPARING FOR MAJOR BOWL GAME AFTER BEATING SEMINOLES: The Gators are awaiting their invitation after their 37-26 win over Florida State on Saturday, finishing their regular season with an 11-1 record.
5. PANHANDLE GIRL TO GET SURGERY FOR RARE GENETIC DISORDER: Four-year-old Katie Renfroe has a genetic disorder that made her head much larger than normal. Doctors hope to help her somewhat.
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